Affordable Housing

News and Stories

BAHFA Awards $5 million to Help Napa County Seniors Avoid Homelessness

News Story

The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) is launching its first homelessness prevention program with an award of $5 million to Napa County to administer a pilot program focused on extremely low

BAHFA Makes First Capital Commitment to Spur Housing Construction

News Story

ABAG's and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's (MTC's) Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) affiliate last week launched its first loan program to promote the construction of affordable

Bay Area Housing Finance Authority wins Housing Heroes Award

News Story

The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) received a Housing Heroes Award from the Housing Action Coalition this month in honor of the initiative’s innovative set of funding and finance tools—

Governor Signs Bill Bolstering Bay Area Housing Finance Authority

News Story

Governor Newsom on Wednesday signed Assembly Bill 1319, an MTC- and ABAG-sponsored bill by East Bay Assemblymember Buffy Wicks that will ensure the Bay Area can capitalize on future voter-approved

ABAG/MTC-Backed ACA 1 Goes to Voters in 2024, a Boost to Bay Area Housing Bond

News Story

ABAG-MTC backed Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1 , which would lower the vote threshold for local special taxes and bonds to fund affordable housing, transportation, resilience and other public

BAHFA Featured on Housing Podcast

News Story

Bay Area Housing Finance Authority Director, Kate Hartley, was featured this month on the podcast "Housing After Dark Episode 5: Is the Future of Housing Finance Regional?"

Workshops Address Questions About Possible Housing Bond Measure

News Story

More than 550 people attended two recent public workshops hosted by the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) to provide information on strategies to work toward meeting the Bay Area’s housing

August Virtual Workshops: Investing in the Future of Bay Area Housing

News Story

Two public virtual workshops this month will outline the Bay Area’s proposed regional 2024 bond measure to invest in the production and preservation of affordable housing to address the Bay Area’s

New Affordable Housing Portal Launches for Bay Area

News Release

The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) today launched the Doorway Housing Portal, a hub to easily find affordable housing in the Bay Area. The first-of-its-kind regional online portal was

ABAG-MTC Sponsored Affordable Housing Bill Clears Another Hurdle

News Story

A bill aimed at ensuring the region can make the most of future voter-approved funds was approved by an Assembly committee this week as the Bay Area ramps up to place its first regional housing bond


AB 2011 Affordable Project Application Checklist
AB-2011-Affordable-Project-Application-Checklist.docx (44.04 KB)
AB 2011 and SB 6 Presentation for Elected Officials
AB-2011-and-SB-6-Presentation-for-Elected-Officials.pptx (640.86 KB)
Missing Middle Work Group Session 3: Making Middle Housing Happen
Missing-Middle-Work-Group-Session-3-Zoning-for-Missing-Middle-Presentation-1.pdf (23.32 MB)
AFFH Deep Dive Webinar - July
AFFH July Webinar_7.13.21.pdf (18.92 MB)